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What's New?
July 26 Marian Wood Presentation – The handout is now posted in the members-only section. It will be video recorded and posted.
 July 2022 Der Blumebaum – This issue is posted on the website's Der Blumenbaum Journals page (visible only to logged-in members). The issue is expected to be provided to the printer on July 11.
In addition, a new volume is now available to the public on that page (volume 30, 2023-13).
Can you trace your ancestors back to the brave and hearty Germans who immigrated to Pennsylvania? Is there a Palatine in your past? Please check out our new Pennsylvania German Special Interest Group on the SGGS website, and join our new Facebook group!
Researching Schleswig-Holstein? – The International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) is circulating the URL links to a Jan. 30 connection session on that topic (video recording, handouts). Display the links.
Time Zones – Online events can task place anywhere and you are frequently faced with doing time zone conversions. On the Live Webinars FAQ page, you will find an easy to use time zone converter that has be pre-configured by SGGS to show times for the most commonly referenced time zones.
Pommern Research Video – Recording of the 2nd ONLINE POMMERN CONNECTION SESSION of the Pommerscher Greif, the Ahnenforscher Stammtisch Unna and the International German Genealogy Partnership (IGGP) in the English language from December 19th, 2020.
New links and files posted – Go to the links and files options under Resources. The new entries are denoted with a "NEW" marker. Includes many links to Prussian reearch in Germany, a Germans from Lithuania name index and free German music. And just added is a link to a FamilySearch page containing videos for those doing Austro-Hungarian research.

SGGS' Online Store

The SGGS Online Store which sells Der Blumenbaum back issues and a few mechandise items is temporarily closed. It will reopen soon with an all new look and easier to use customer interface. If you have any questions about ordering merchandise, please contact SGGS <>.
SGGS also looking for people to help with sales during meetings and to ship items ordered online. If you would like volunteer, please contact SGGS at any of its meetings or the foregoing email address.


Upcoming Events
Sep 27
Finding German Records Online: An Overview of Helpful Websites
Do you use FamilySearch? How about Archion or CompGen’s GenWiki? Learn about various websites to help you in your German research—and get a virtual tour of recent updates in the Family History Library.   Charlotte Noelle Champenois, a native of Allerød, Denmark, and a long-time resident of Utah, graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in Family History–Genealogy (with an emphasis on German and Danish research). She has previously lived in Germany for two years and recently spent three months in Austria, researching families in various repositories in and near Vienna as well as online to document family trees ...
Oct 25
Online Tools and Resources to Facilitate German Genealogical Research
Besides online records, the 21st Century has brought many online tools to aid with German research. Learn about online gazetteers and maps, surname locators, dictionaries, calendar converters, and more to boost your success in German research.    Joseph B. Everett, MLS, AG, is the Family History, Local History, and Microforms Librarian at the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library. He has over 25 years combined experience inthe genealogical field at BYU, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and   Joe manages the collections and patron services of the BYU Family History Library and serves as a ...